Zip Code 20706 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLanham
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:38692
Racial Majority:African American 68.3%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 63.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.5%
Median Household Income$69583
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52160
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time34 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range148 - 171 ft.
Area10 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.96611200, -76.85129600

Zip Code 20706 Description

Zip Code 20706 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20706 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20706 is LANHAM, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20706 are contained within or border the city limits of Lanham-Seabrook, MD, Goddard, MD, Glenn Dale, MD, Glenarden, MD, Greenbelt, MD, Mitchellville, MD, New Carrollton, MD, Springdale, MD, East Riverdale, MD, and Greater Landover, MD. Zip code 20706 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20706 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20706 is 7.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20706 increased to 38692 from 37642 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20706 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20706 public schools is Black. 67.4% of students in 20706 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2785 7.2% 3426 -19%
 Black Or African American 26421 68.3% 26507 +-0%
 Hispanic 7267 18.79% 6371 +14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.06% 61 -61%
 Asian 1492 3.86% 1576 -5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 23 -100%
 Other Race 86 0.08% 86 -63%
 Two Or More Races 642 1.71% 642 +3%

Zip Code 20706 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.7%
 Black Or African American 63.9%
 Hispanic 28.8%
 Asian 2.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 20706 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3869237642
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households12235
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$69583
Income Under $50K Per Year31.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year28.50%
20706 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 4Anthony G. BrownDemocrat
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$187391
Average Real Estate Sale Price$181949
Current Unemployment Level 7.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65n - Chesapeake Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20706 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442526166655845362845
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465566758388867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.442.813.853.314.513.74.173.964.143.513.353.3144.05
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20706
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours